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adjective as in zany

noun as in badinage

noun as in raillery

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His brother, Josh, who runs a fitness-focused physical therapy company, said Funk is stronger and faster than before.

Now that Josh is working full time at home as a lawyer, that remodel is paying dividends.

When Josh is just being who they are, it’s a full-makeup Elphaba experience.

We’ll all adapt sooner or later, both Jared and Josh predict.

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I jammed back and said to Josh, “Dude, we can save our neighbors’ houses.”

Little Jim talked horses and cattle and ranching with the grown-ups and took their good-natured joshing philosophically.

There was not much talk now, and very little joshing or laughter.

Apparently the amount of the start given the lunatic depended upon the amount of the bet to which the joshing led up.

The Harvard boys had to stand for an awful joshing on the way they had been outwitted by 'Lo!

Perhaps it was our joshing about what Robinson Crusoe would be likely to do, if he found himself located like we are.


On this page you'll find 819 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to joshing, such as: crazy, foolish, goofy, illogical, irrational, and laughable.

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